Sunday, August 7, 2016

PFC Thomas S Bennett

PFC Thomas S Bennett born in Chicago, Illinois on 20 Sep 1925 to Stanley Thomas and Margaret (Hellgren) Bennett.  His father worked as an electrical building inspector and for the post office. 

Thomas was assigned to I Company 116th Infantry on 15 Jul 1944.  He was promoted to PFC on 1 Aug 1944.  On 7 Aug 1944, at Vire, France, he was wounded and evacuated to hospital.  He died of wounds on 9 Aug 1944.   

PFC Bennett is buried in Montrose Cemetery in Chicago. 

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